Conferences, Workshops & Special Events

February 2019

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  • RSVP - Collection for the troops

    Monday, January 21, 2019 - Friday, February 15, 2019
    Location: Council Bluffs, Creston and Sioux City
    Description: The Senior Corps Program at Connections is collection items for US troops serving overseas. The Iowa Cookie Crumbs will ship donated items to military personnel. Items may be take to any of the Connections offices, in Council Bluffs, Creston or Sioux City.
    See link for a listing on snack and comfort items.
    Contact Information:
    Terri Wilson
    800.432.9209
  • CrestonL Image Enhancement Committee

    Friday, February 1, 2019 7:00 am - 8:00 am
    Location: Creston: Windrow
    Contact Information:
    Ellen Gerharz
  • Osceola: Legislative Forum

    Friday, February 1, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Lakeside Hotel Casino, 777 Casino Dr, Osceola, IA
  • Red Oak: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 2, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Red Oak: Montgomery County History Center
  • Greenfield: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 2, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Greenfiled: Warren Cultural Center
  • Sioiux City: Aging Well Series - A True Help - Hospice and Pallative Care

    Monday, February 4, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City, Western Iowa Tech Community College 4647 Stone Ave
    Description: A TRUE HELP - HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE

    This session will burst the bubbles of misconception about hospice and palliative care. Hospice and palliative care can bring in support- ive services for not only the patient but also for the entire family support system. Hospice of Siouxland will join us to answer questions about pain control and end-of-life services. You will also be given tools to think about and communicate with your loved ones about what you want during a medical crisis or during your final days.

    TUESDAY, APRIL 16; 10:30 A.M. TO NOON
    Location: Dr. Robert H. Kiser Building, Room A113, ACE, Entrance 1
    Fee: No charge / Max: 40
    Lifelong Learning membership not required
    Course #19/FY-CPDV-2797-02
    Contact Information:
    Chris Kuchta
    800.432.9209 x8213
  • Leon: Decatur County Interagency Mtg

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Leon: Cpmmunity Services Building
    Contact Information:
    Judy Badder
  • Creston: Refreshments and Mippa

    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Summit House
    Description: Summit House Residents will join us for refreshments and information about how to lower Medicare costs. Tasha will be explaining Social Security and Medicare programs that can give savings on prescription and Medicare costs. No sales will be made.
    Contact Information:
    Tasha Moore
    800.432.9209
  • Osceola: Clarke County Hospital Mtg

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Osceola: Iron Horse Restaurant
    Contact Information:
    Robin Liskens
  • Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.
    Description: Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

    If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
    grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

    Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

    5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
    Childcare provided
    Contact Information:
    Jan Schnack
    800.432.9209 ext. 8116
  • Sioux City: NE Iowa Parkinson's Symposium

    Friday, February 8, 2019 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Location: Sioux City, Hilton Garden Inn, 1132 Larsen Park Rd
    Description: Day long event for persons with parkinson's disease and their caregivers.
    Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30. Suggested contribution of $10. Lunch is included. For more information on the conference and to read the speakers bios, visit www.apdaparkinson.org/iowa

    Visit with Connections Staff at their table during the conference's breaks!
    Contact Information:
    877.872.6386
  • Creston: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 9, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Creston: Resotred Depot, 116 West Adams
  • Coordinated Entry Mtg

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Crisis Center
    Contact Information:
    Stephanie
  • Creston: Union Cty Healthcare Coalition

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Cresto Union COunty Emergency Management Office 705 E Taylor
    Contact Information:
    Robin Siever
  • Ida Grove: ICCA Meeting - Ida County

    Thursday, February 14, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Location: Ida Grove Horn Memorial Hospital
  • Adiair: Transition Team Mtg

    Monday, February 18, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Adair Memorial Hospital
    Contact Information:
    Jane Ernft
  • Greenfield: Refreshments and Mippa

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Location: Greenfield Villages
    Description: Greenfield Villages Residents will join us for refreshments and information about how to lower Medicare costs. Tasha will be explaining Social Security and Medicare programs that can give savings on prescription and Medicare costs. No sales will be made.
    Contact Information:
    Tasha Moore
    800.432.9209
  • Council Bluffs: SWING - Southwest Iowa Networking Group

    Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Varies - see attached schedule.
    Description: Networking group of local non-profits from Pottawattamie county.
    Contact Information:
    Terri Wilson
    800.432.9209 x 8156
  • Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

    Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.
    Description: Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

    If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
    grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

    Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

    5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
    Childcare provided
    Contact Information:
    Jan Schnack
    800.432.9209 ext. 8116
  • Bedford: Legislative Forum

    Friday, February 22, 2019 7:00 am - 8:00 am
    Location: Bedford: Farm Bureau office
  • Shenandoah: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 23, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Shenandoah: Fire Station
  • Clarinda: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Clarinda: Glen Miller Birthplace
  • Mt Ayr: Legislative Forum

    Saturday, February 23, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Mt Ayr Extension office
  • Creston: Interagency Meeting

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Creston: Iowa Works office
    Contact Information:
    Billie Greenwalt
  • Osceola: Clarke County Providers Mtg

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Osceola: Clarke County Public Health
    Contact Information:
    Stacy Haas
  • Bedford: Taylor COunty Interagency Mtg

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Bedford: Taylor County Courthouse -basement
    Contact Information:
    Brandy Powers
  • Sioux City: A Night at Cone Park Benefit

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Sioux City: A Night at Cone Park Benefit

    Location: Sioux City - Cone Park
    Description: Join us for a night of family memories and fun, benefiting Meals on Wheels and other related programs from Senior independence and security.
    Admission is $7 per person. Tickets can be purchased on the evening of this event until the event reaches capacity, or pre-purchased through the following three ways:
    on-line at webtrac.sioux-city.org, by calling 712. 279.6129 or stopping in at the Parks and Rec Adminstration Office at Long Line Rec Center on 401 Gordon Drive.
    A portion of your admission will benefit Meals on Wheels and related programs.
    Ice Skate rentals are an additional $3/pair.
    Contact Information:
    Chris Kuchta
    800.432.9209